Maintenance Technician (m/f)

Overview of the Role:

A dedicated shift engineer working as part of the resident engineering team on our customer’s Established Automated Warehouse system in Enderby Leicester.

 Key Responsibilities:

 Undertake breakdown maintenance of site automation as required (OSR system, ASRS, Conveyors, all other equipment within the scope of supply of KNAPP and as per the Service Contract agreement)

  • Carry out PPM of automation equipment and first line fixes
  • Complete breakdown reports and shift logs including any issues arising on shift which may have or had an effect on the performance of the site equipment and / or the maintenance department using the CMMS
  • Liaise with production to ensure workload is prioritised correctly
  • Undertake, improvement, repairs and modifications
  • Assist in project installation work including cost reduction activities
  • Learn company administrative procedures, and how to complete worksheets, time sheets etc.
  • Any other duties which reasonably correspond to the general character of this role


  • Hold a NVQ3/ONC / BTEC or City and Guilds in appropriate subjects Electrical & Mechanical Engineering
  • Knowledge of programmable logic controls (PLC’s) ideally Siemens S7
  • A relevant IEE wiring qualification (17th Edition)
  • IPAF Licence for Scissor Lift
  • Working at Height (Harness)
  • Rescue from Height

Candidate profile:

  • To be a competent and supportive team member and an independent self-motivated worker
  • Self-motivated and a proactive approach to problem solving is essential
  • Ability to learn and develop on the job
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Capacity to work as part of a team and as an individual
  • Meeting of agreed performance and targets set
  • Ability to work a 12-hour continental shift pattern and flexible hours

Technical Requirements:

  • Experience in a relevant industry or service
  • Knowledge of working with Office software solutions and PC literate.

General remarks:

  • Training will be provided on 3rd party supplier and KNAPP equipment
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • KNAPP U.K. has a strong team ethos, a trusting and respectful philosophy, ‘self-starting’ is encouraged, the team is empowered, people work hard and commit together because they realise individual success comes with group success.

Applicants are invited to provide a copy of their CV with a covering letter, providing details of their current remuneration, experience, notice period, training and qualifications to:

Kirsty Johnson

HR Advisor

Closing date for all applications: 29th September 2020

Are you looking for new challenges? Do your eyes sparkle with enthusiasm when you talk about your specialist area? Do you gladly take on responsibility? Are you able to grasp complex issues? Are you brave enough to take new paths and do you view changes as exciting opportunities?

Then apply now! We look forward to getting to know you.


Here are a few tips for a successful application.

Complete + online + authentic = good chances


The following documents are important to us:

  • Cover letter (please indicate your core areas in the case of speculative applications)
  • CV (résumé) in tabular format with a photo
  • Diploma certificates and evidence of professional experience


Please only apply via our application tool.

Tip: Apply for current vacancies to maximize your chances. In the case of speculative applications, it can take some time before we have an appropriate offer for you.


Once you have completed the first two steps, you are a good deal closer to your new job. If your educational and professional backgrounds fit one of our job opportunities we will invite you to an interview in person.

The interview is the most important part of the application process. Above all, we look for authenticity. During the interview, we will find out whether our expectations match each other and whether a long-term cooperation can be formed.


Bewerbungsprozess Onlinebewerbung1. Apply online

Bewerbungsprozess Erhalt der Empfangsbestätigung2. Confirmation of receipt sent

Bewerbungsprozess Sichtung der Bewerbungsunterlagen durch Fach- und Personalabteilung3. Human Resources and specific department look at your documents

Bewerbungsprozess Rückmeldung und Einladung zum Vorstellungsgespräch4. If we like what we see: invitation to an interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess erstes persönliches Gespräch5. The excitement builds: first interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess eventuell zweites persönliches Gespräch6. If necessary: second interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess Rückmeldung bzw. Einstellung7. Do we fit well together? Welcome to KNAPP!

To ensure a speedy application process, please only apply via our application tool. After submitting your application you will receive a confirmation of receipt.


KNAPP U.K. Limited
Great Britain
full time


Kirsty Johnson

Kirsty Johnson

Human Resources
Unit 60 Monument Business Park Warpsgrove Lane, Chalgrove OX44 7RW Oxfordshire Großbritannien